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The School of Music is housed in the Sam A. Wilson Building, the Massey Performing Arts Center, the Troutt Theater and Belmont Heights Baptist Church buildings. Click the below links to learn more:

Wilson Music Building

The Sam A. Wilson Building contains the School of Music offices, faculty studios and offices, and classroom and rehearsal spaces, practice rooms, a piano lab and two music technology labs. Click here to read more about our music tech labs.  

Wilson Music Building

Massey Performing Arts Center

The Massey Performing Arts Center houses both instructional and performance spaces. Home to Belmont's primary performance venues, MPAC is in motion year round with student recitals, concert events, school assemblies, classes and musical productions. Massey Concert Hall seats 1,000 in its auditorium with its state-of-the-art live audio production capabilities. Smaller chamber recitals and concerts are hosted in Harton Recital Hall, our more intimate 100-seat venue. Also home to MPAC are several teaching studios and practice rooms, three large classrooms and a full dance studio.

 Massey Concert Hall

McAfee Concert Hall

The McAfee Concert Hall is an 876-seat venue which houses a 55-rank Aeolian Skinner organ and provides an outstanding venue for performances of the University's classical choral and instrumental ensembles, including the symphony orchestra, wind ensemble, Chorale, and 200-voice Oratorio Chorus. The College of Visual and Performing Arts has two state-of-the-art music and theatre instructional and performance facilities on Belmont Blvd. 

McAfee Concert Hall

Troutt Theater

The Troutt Theater is a 300-seat proscenium theater and is equipped with state-of-the-art lighting and audio equipment and also serves as a performance and teaching facility.

Troutt Theatre

Hitch Building

practice room with piano

The Hitch Building contains 27 practice rooms, a small Wicks pipe organ and two classrooms, one of which will be used for choral ensemble rehearsals.

Belmont Carillon

Our campus also is home to the historic Belmont Carillon in the Belmont Bell Tower.

Bell Tower

Belmont Mansion

 Belmont Mansion

The historic Belmont Mansion is also home to many music performances. Restored to its elegance and grandeur of the 1800s, the grand salon is the scenic backdrop for many faculty and graduate student recitals.

Belmont Music Library

Music Library

The music section of Lila D. Bunch Library holds more than 12,000 books, 15,000 scores and subscriptions to multiple electronic databases, journals, and music streaming services. The library's Media Center contains a variety of resources including more than 12,000 CDs, 3,000 DVDs, 10,000 LPs, 4,000 cassette tapes, 4,000 videocassettes, computer software and CD ROM programs, and loanable technology such as laptops, FlipCams, voice recorders, and a netbook.  It also houses the Popular Media collection of chart-topping music recordings and blockbuster movies as well as listening and viewing equipment and an electronic keyboard for score study. The music library is under the supervision of a full-time music librarian.